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Populær cultural sights

  1. drone image of the Norwegian industrial worker museum Vemork in Rjukan in autumn
    Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. In Telemark both Rjukan and Notodden are on the UNESCO list.
  2. Handmade porcelain
    Welcome to the Porcelain Museum where tradition is combined with digital technology and dialogue. An unique porcelain experience in Porsgrunn!
    1. 1 Sep 202318 Dec 2023
  3. Eidsborg stave church at Vest-Telemark museum with dark clouds
    Charming, small stave church. Located by West Telemark Museum in Eidsborg.
    1. the balls on the building for Ælvespeilet kulturhus in Porsgrunn
      at the Ælvespeilet culture center you can enjoy concerts, with both national and international artists, theatre, shows and performances for children.
    2. different books at Vinjesenteret
      Vinje Centre for Journalism and Literature is a national center for poetry and journalism based on the journalist and poet, Aasmund Olavsson Vinje.
      1. 1 Jan 202414 Jun 2024
    3. View from the terrace at Hardangervidda National Park Center over lake Møsvatn
      Interactive exhibition about wild reindeer.
    4. Sondre Brekke Hovedgård in autumn
      Brekkeparken in Skien is a lovely park with beautiful flower beds, and with lots of history in the main building and the old houses from Telemark.
      1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
      2. 1 Sep 202330 Apr 2024
      3. 1 May 202431 Aug 2024
    5. Stråholmen and Jomfruland in South
      Jomfruland National Park was established on 16 December 2016 and covers an area of 117 km2(45 sq mi), including the islands of Jomfruland and Stråholmen. About 98% in the park area is sea.
    6. Heddal stave church in Notodden
      Visit the magnificent Heddal Stave church in Notodden - the largest wooden stave church in Norway.

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      1. Henrik Ibsen statue in front of Ibsenhuset
        Skien is the childhood home of Henrik Ibsen and the start of the Telemark Canal.
      2. drone image of Porsgrunn and Porsgrunnselva in the evening
        The white gold is still produced here and the city is also full of coastal culture.
      3. 3 jenter har forkledd fra skrekkeparken i Skien Brekkeparken
        Exhibitions, concerts, festivals, family events, small and big happenings, there is something for everybody in the county of Telemark.
      4. Museums that are open in autumn
        Mange museer stenger etter sommeren, men det finnes noen museer som holder åpen året rundt.